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Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
. dennis stanworth admitting to killing his 90-year-old mother, nellie. >> i can tell you she was found at the defendant's house, as far as circumstances are manner of death autopsy was just this morning so i don't have that reports yet. >> stanworth was not entering a plea but statements can be used against him at trial. the 70-year-old was arrested wednesday, after he called police and told them he killed his mother. detectives arrived at his home, they found nellie stanworth's remains. according to the complaint prosecutors think dennis stanworth killed his mother november 6th of last year. her body found outside on the property stanworth shares with his wife and father-in-law. his wife was in court but declined comment to abc 7 news. >>[รณ, and just devastated this area. >> his arrest and that he has been living free for 22 years has been difficult for the families of the two teen-aged girls he was sent to death death row for sexual assaulting and killing in 1966 this, woman is afraid of stanworth. she was raises as a sister as one of the young victim autos are you confident they'll
Jan 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
in court or wheeled that court i should say. today was the first court persons for dennis charged with killing his elderly mother. of laura witnessed the out burst in court today and has a story you will see only on abc 7 news. >> did say i plead guilty to everything. i admit everythin everything. this is the third one. >>reporter: solana county prosecutor jensen describes what observers heard in court. sobbing double murderer dennis stan worth sitting in a wheelchair admit to go killing his 90-year-old mother nelli. >> i can tell you she was found at the defendant house. as far as the circumstances or manner of death the autopsy was just performed this morning so cov those reports yet. >>reporter: stan worth was not formally entering a plea but statement can be used against him at trial. 70-year-old stan worth was arrested wednesday after he called vallejo police and told them he had killed his mother. when detectives arrived at his home in hidden brook they found nelli remains. according to the criminal complaint prosecutors think dennis killed his mother as early as nov
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
to keep him quiet. her body was found on the property on wednesday after dennis called police. in the 1960s shlgs he was convicted of kimming two teenagers. a brutal crime involving their abduction, rape and murder. he's been convicted of several other kidnap rapes. prosecute kbrers say prior murder convictions do provide a special circumstance to the current charge that could bring him the death penalty. >> i know his death jents was commute skped was given a life sentence and paroled in 1990. he's been as far as our records can tell has been law abiding citizen since then. >> i just hope they keep him and never let him go. and he just dies in jail he doesn't deserve to be out anywhere. >> they lived in the neighborhood, she was not arrested with her husband. the prosecutors told us the investigation is ongoing. it's unclear at this point what, if anything, she knew about nellie stanworth's murder ot fact the body was on the property. dennis stanworth is due back in court next week. at that time he may enter a plea and statementing made could be used at his trial n fairfield abc 7 news. >
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
. 7-year-old dennis stan wick called 911 yesterday. officers went to his home on mash marsh field road. he was patrolled in 1990. an until of 1 of the murder victims questions that decision. >> i worry about our system letting him out again. i really do. but, i have a gun and i know how to use it. >> he is a registered sex offender who admitted raping others. he is expectd if court tomorrow or monday. >>> continuing coverage for the california budget was unveiled today. the governor said his budget will avoid the boom and bust mentality. it was reduce the deficit, pay down debl and keep spending with in our -- debt and keep spending within our means. >> i will say no because california is saying yes in a very progressive way on many different levels. >>> budget anticipates an $851 million surplus, even though a nearly $2 billion deficit is expected. >> the governor proposes a $2.7 billion increase in money for schools with an emphasis on low income districts. >> growing up in comp to compton or richmond is not growing up like la. >> being able to kind of level the playing field, it wil
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am PST
took the man to the solano county jail. he identified as a 70 year- old dennis stand worth. >> led officers to home of the 2500 block of marshfield road or the body of an elderly woman was found inside. he is a former death row inmates. he was found guilty in 1966 of kidnapping. and assaulting and killing two teenage girls and contra costa county. >> was sentenced to death but later his sentence was perversely was given a life sentence, instead. he was embroiled in registered with the vallejo police as a sex offender. >> in national knows, the national rifle association heads to washington today to meet with vice president joe biden and his gun violence task force. >> is the latest round of meetings at the white house push for more gun-control. >> we are compiling all the information with the help of the attorney general in all the rest of the cabinet members. as well as legislative action will be required. >> with the gun debate heating up gun and ammunition sales are heating up. many gun enthusiast are stacking up on weapons and ammunition before they could be outlawed. >> there
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
mother. investigators say that on wednesday - 70-year-old dennis stanworth called 911 claiming to have killed his mothernellie stanworth police arrived at his home on marshfield road. and found the woman's body - and arrested her's not clear yet exactly when the woman died. but two of her friends say dennis told them she died weeks ago >> he was going in his house and i just yelled and i said howl is nellie? because i thought that she was okay. and i yelled how is millie and he said that she passed away last week. and she had a military burial that is all that he said. and that makes me sick. my wife cannot get over it is very upset. we both are, really. she was really nice to us. we had good relationships with her shores really nice, the nicest lady i've known for a long time. she was in perfect health there was nothing wrong she could of little least five, six years another issue kenaf. i wished she would. i wish-- she could have -- and i have no idea why anybody would want to do that let alone"let alone her son" >> catherine: stanworth's criminal history includes rape and mur
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
across from where dennis lives in the past decade. >> were you aware of his past? >> but i figured he had paid for his mistakes according to the law. >> he has a violent criminal history including two kidnap and rapes, a kidnap and sexual assault in may of 1966. in august 1966 the kidnap and rape and murder of two teens from pinole. on august 3rd, two days later, a kidnap and rape in pacifica. after his conviction, he made the following statements. the fact is i did it. i'm guilty as charged and there is no doubt to that fact. i had a fair and impartial trial and swear the conviction which has resulted in the sentence of death is valid. in the 1970s, california's death penalty was overturned and sentence was reduced to life in prison. this en he was granted parole in 1990. the family was well aware he had moved to vallejo circulating flyers to make sure they knew of his violent past. >> it makes no sense. i know they don't have a lot of room for him. put him in a cage and forget about him. >> that relative also told us that after her family distributed flyers in this neighborhood, they re
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
year-old dennis stanworth told police that he had killed his 89 year- old mother nellie. and led officers to robotic. >> he is a former death row inmate who was found guilty in 1966 of kidnapping and killing two teenage girls in contra costa county. he had been living with his mother after being paroled. >> a man was killed after his big rig crashed along highway 37 and vallejo is been identified as 430 william ballard of roseville. >> this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. he was driving west on 37 when he collided with a white pickup. the big rigs fell from a high way to a grassy area near north bound 294 bursting into flames. saxons of both highways were closed for several hours. >> the caiman that was found apparently guarding 34 lbs. of marijuana at a castro valley home on tuesday as died. the alligator like creature named steve was seized reprobation check and handed over to the oakland zoo. the owner is now facing drug charges. >> we're getting our first look at the man accused of dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and setting her on fire. 20
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am PST
of killing his own mother is due in court this afternoon. 70-year-old dennis has admitted to killing 90-year-old nelli turner in their vallejo home. he's a convicted killer first sentenced to death in 1966 for murdering two teenage girls but his sentence was changed to life in prison when california briefly eliminated the death penalty in 1974. then he was released on parole in 1990. >>> san jose expanding their search for a new police chief. they have interviewed three finalists for the job. but city manager says she wants more time to look at other candidates. the current chief chris moore plans to retire a week from today. >>> time now 5:08. let's go to sal. you started the morning with a major problem on the east shore. >> we are looking at the east shore at this time to make sure everything is okay. fortunately that crash has been cleared. even all the flares have burned out. it's almost as if nothing happened. which is good for drivers. westbound 80 traffic looks good. and no major delays getting into san francisco. sometimes on fridays we have lighter than usual days we'll see what ha
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
of killing his mother is due in court this afternoon. police say that the 70-year-old dennis stanworth confessed to killing his 90-year-old mother in their home in week. he is a convicted killer first sentenced to death in 1966 for killing two teen girls. the sentence was changed to life. california briefly got rid of the death penalty in 1974. then he was released on parole in 1990. >>> the city of san jose is expanding its search for a new police chief. earlier this week officials interviewed three finalists but now the city manager wants more time to consider them and look at extra candidates. the current police chief chris moore plans to retire a week from today. >> the week long kicker controversy is over and the 49ers are sticking with david akers for tomorrow night's game against the green bay packers. the coach announced his decision yesterday. it was a vote of confidence to a kicker who is having the worst season of his 15 year career. the 49ers signed kicker billy kundiff last week. he will stay on the roster but probably won't play tomorrow night. hopefully everything will
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
says he plans to plead guilty to the crime. dennis stanworth made the statement during a court appearance yesterday before his public defender asked for a one- week delay. the new charges come after police say stanworth called them to tell him he had killed his 90-year-old mother at his vallejo home. stanworth has a violent past. he spent time on death row, after being convicted of kin two girls in 1966 and raping four women. however, his death sentence was commuted in 1972 after the state supreme court ruled capital punishment unconstitutional. he was paroled in 1990. >>> two car washes will be held in san jose this weekend to raise money for a family killed in an apartment fire. the four died december 29th when a fire destroyed their west san jose apartment. the car washes are scheduled to be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. today and tomorrow at the agave restaurant on monterey road. family members are trying to raise the money to bury their family members in mexico. >>> police say men pride open a lock on a front entrance, during the overnight hours. they then took mail fro
Jan 10, 2013 7:00am PST
own mother. >> dennis stasworht was booked into the solano county jail. police say, he has a violent criminal history. >> pled guilty to murder convictions in 1966 and was sentenced to death of his sentence was later reversed. >> in he was later released on parole. >> tonight, a committee members in martinez will have a chance to get some answers about the impending closure of fire station due to budget cuts. >> fire officials will talk about how the district plans on responding to fires and medical boards is in the area affected by the closure. >> last month, the borders of about the genetics leap of to a proposal calls for space in contra costa county. >> another look at lafayette, walnut creek and clayton. >> meetings for those committees will be held sometime this month. >> developing new and mini school bus and commuter bus crashed in old bridge, new jersey. we brought this to you live on the kron 4 morning news just after it happen. >> one person was transported to hospital by helicopter. >> others were taken by ambulance. >> and assistant for the school district says no child
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
morning news. the state 70 road dennis stanworth told police that he had killed his 89 year old mother and nellie stanworth. he led officers to her body. he is a former death row inmate was found guilty in 1966 of kidnapping and killing a teenage girls in contra costa county. he had been living with his mother after being paroled. >> the suspect accused of adapting his children from san francisco and boarding installing got last year will be in court for his preliminary hearing today. this is video christopher mcveigh's last court hearing. he took his three year-old daughter brooklyn and 2 year-old son at that and from their mother home their mother's home back as the december of last year. he then drove into the mir are or where he stole a 40 ft. sailboat. the coast as does it attract the track about the monterey bay and the children safely reunite with their mother. is facing five felony counts in this case. >> more on a developing story at the i crews may be surgicenter ballot well for a long time is a look for human remains. it is all part of the speed freak killers case. tim and p
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